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Dr. John Gilbert, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.2 (34)
Map Pin Small Lexington, KY
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Gilbert, MD

Dr. John Gilbert, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Lexington, KY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY / CHANDLER MEDICAL CENTER and is affiliated with Spring View Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Gilbert an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Gilbert works at Practice in Lexington, KY. They frequently treat conditions like Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Intervertebral Disc Disease and Degenerative Disc Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Gilbert's Office Locations

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    Spine and Brain Neurosurgical Care Pllc
    3256 Loch Ness Dr, Lexington, KY 40517 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (859) 971-0014

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Spring View Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Back Pain
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Low Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Neurostimulation
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Scoliosis
Spina Bifida
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Brain Surgery
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
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    About Dr. John Gilbert, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1720051501
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY / CHANDLER MEDICAL CENTER
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John Gilbert, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Gilbert is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Gilbert has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Gilbert has seen patients for Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Intervertebral Disc Disease and Degenerative Disc Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Gilbert on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Gilbert. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Gilbert.

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